27 June 2006 (Sun.Star Iloilo) – Sunken vessel off Roxas City not Spanish galleon, but a Chinese vessel sunk during World War II, claims a local who had been an eyewitness to the event.
Sunken vessel a Chinese trader: Businessman
A RESTAURATEUR in Villa, Iloilo recently said that the sunken vessel between Guimaras and Villa beach is not a galleon but a Chinese trading vessel.
Honorato Espinosa, owner of Tatoy’s Manokan in Villa Beach recently clarified that local fishermen salvaged several artifacts from a sunken galleon in the said area 20 years ago.
Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasure in Southeast Asia by T. Wells